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Volunteer Spotlight: Tacy Smith

Tacy Smith of Missouri City, TX has been a volunteer for Houston Pets Alive! Thrift since August 2018 when she read about the store’s opening in the newspaper, and she has since become a volunteer store supervisor!  How did you originally hear about HPA!? When purchasing items in PetSmart, I noticed HPA!’s cats, which were […]

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Barbie Has Stomatitis and Needs Your Help!

Have you ever experienced pain while eating? Hopefully not. But imagine having to feel any level of discomfort in an act so vital to live, an act done multiple times a day. Barbie has feline stomatitis, which is severe, painful inflammation of a cat’s mouth and gums. Dental disease, certain viruses, and some other inflammatory conditions […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Suzanne Martin

Suzanne Martin of Houston, TX started volunteering with HPA! in April 2014, way back in our organization’s infancy! From the start, Suzanne has spearheaded cat care at our pet store partners, where she contributes so much more than just cat care! How did you originally hear about HPA!? My friend, Lin Phillips, started the Dunvale […]

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Featured Pet: Dobby

Dobby is a 1-year old lab mix and incredibly loyal. Just like his house elf namesake, he’s right by your side in times of need. He’s very playful and energetic and can get very excited! In fact, he likes cats a little too much, so a catless household would suit him best. Kids and other […]

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Featured Pet: Janice

Janice is a 7 year-old American bulldog mix, but a total puppy at heart! She LOVES to fetch, so much so that once she’s got the ball she’ll want to keep it forever… or at least until you throw another one!  In fact, she loves to play ball so much, her signature look is a […]

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